Offenbach's famous 'Can-Can' is a classic of the genre... a high-octane dance that's full of energy, and sure to get your feet tapping! Here's an easy version in G major for Beginner violinists to try!
To use time efficiently within your practice, you need to know *what* to do. Which types of exercises and activities are guaranteed to get you results? This checklist of Practice Techniques will help you to make a great start!
For woodworm, a violin makes a tasty lunch! Let's explore how woodworm can damage violins, and what you can do to avoid woodworm problems in your violin!
One of the most important skills any violinist can have is knowing how to practise! This one single skill can transform your progress, because if you always know how to improve then you'll always be getting better and better!
Legend has it that William Tell, a Swiss marksman, was able to shoot an arrow into an apple on his son's head... at 80 paces! This famous melody is his 'theme tune'... and we've just added it to the ViolinSchool Library for you to download!
Here's a new video from the most recent VIOLIN ORCHESTRA concert in London. The Violin Orchestra plays Rondeau from Abdelazer by Henry Purcell, arranged by ViolinSchool's David Worswick. Filmed at St John's Waterloo in London, on Saturday 8th December 2018.
Violin Sight-Reading is the process of playing something whilst you're looking at it for the very first time. It's a learnable skill, and the more you do it, the better you'll become. Enjoy the freedom of playing music - the first time you see it!
It’s official... we’ll be launching a completely new Online Beginner Violin Course on 30th May! Registration opens today, and you can read all about it here...